Getting the Best Computer Software
by: Morgan Hamilton
What do you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you've always planned on
being a cowboy. You know, taking on the Wild West with a six-shooter on
your side and no friends, but a fast horse. Doesn't that sound ideal?
Uhh, actually now that I say it out loud, it sounds pretty crumby.
guess the whole appeal of riding the range is not what it used to be.
These days most of us are more used to riding our computer desks than
anything else. This brings up an interesting topic. What about
computers? Hey, this is where the future is at. Although folks have been
saying that for years now, it's still very true. In fact, that is the
reason so many individuals are acquiring computer software training.
Are you getting the proper computer software training for a bright
career? It's not like this is a rare field anymore. Oodles of high
school graduates are heading off to college in search of quality
computer software training. It's where the jobs are. Companies are
always looking for more computer savvy individuals. Just take a gander
at any job description. Heck, 90 percent of them want you to have
computer skills. I was surfing Monster.com and
last night and spotted a number of job opportunities that specified
computer software training. If you stop to think about it, this is not
bizarre in any way.
How many computers do you think there are in use on
any given day? I would wager that there are quite a few. Imagine every
company, business and home. This is how we go about our daily lives in
the modern era of technology. It's all about software, hardware, and
cyberspace. You simply can't have too much computer software training.
Where would you go to attain computer software training? You could
always hit up the local Universities. It's simple now days because all
the information you need regarding classes is online. How cool is that!
A second option for computer software training is a community college.
This way you can save money and keep a flexible schedule. Furthermore, I
don't know if you are aware of it or not, but you can get computer
software training from your very own home. That's right! All you need is
a personal computer and Internet connection.
Your computer may incur system freezes, software conflicts,
hard disk problems that may require system recovery. You may experience problems
going online, but you don't know if your modem took a hit or if it is your
internet service provider's servers that are down. You may need to have more
computers networked, but you don't know how to setup a router. There are times
you may need advice to determine if it's time to retire that old computer rather
than repeat the repair cycle. Seeking help may save you money.
Once you have taken your new computer system out of the
box, if you're not totally comfortable with the computer setup process, you may
not want to make a serious mistake. If reading computer technical manuals is not
your definition of fun, maybe you'll be better off skipping technical support
and call in live help. An experienced computer professional can take care of the
whole setup, installation and check the whole system is working properly, saving
you time and hassle. Plus, your tech support is only a phone call away.
Trump's U.N. pick to echo his criticism of world body, offer some praise
1/18/2017 12:07:47 AM
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador will echo his condemnation of the world body's treatment of Israel at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, although offering some praise for an organization the president-elect has disparaged. Nikki Haley, a rising star in the Republican Party, will face tough questioning from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about her lack of experience in foreign policy and the federal government. Haley, who turns 45 on Friday when Trump takes office, has been governor of South Carolina since 2011.
Unsolved problems hang over Hong Kong leader's last policy address
1/18/2017 12:44:54 AM
By James Pomfret and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday delivered his last annual policy statement before stepping down, addressing longstanding problems including high property prices and stalled political reform though providing no substantial new measures to tackle them. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying took office in 2012 pledging to make housing more affordable, and to bring greater democracy to the city of 7.2 million, issues that had also stymied his predecessors. Political reforms have stalled amid growing worries among democracy activists about mainland interference that they see threatening the city's autonomy.
British tour operator evacuating 1,000 Gambia holidaymakers
1/18/2017 1:13:30 AM
British tour operator Thomas Cook started evacuating nearly 1,000 holidaymakers from Gambia on Wednesday after President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on his final day in office, increasing the chances of civil unrest. In a statement on its website, Thomas Cook said it had activated its contingency plans and was laying on extra flights in the next 48 hours to remove 985 package tour customers from the tiny West African nation. It was also trying to contact a further 2,500 'flight only' tourists in Gambia to arrange for their departure on the earliest available flight, it said.
Nigerian air force kills 52 in strike on refugee camp: MSF
1/17/2017 7:07:58 PM
By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants. MSF said the strike occurred in Rann in Borno state, the epicentre of the jihadist group's seven-year-long bid to create an Islamic caliphate. Nigerian General Lucky Irabor, a regional military commander, located the incident at Kala Balge, a district that includes Rann.
US, Mexico, Cuba ready to sign 'Doughnut Hole' deal in Gulf waters
1/17/2017 11:58:50 PM
By Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20, three diplomatic officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The accord will cover the Eastern Gap of the Gulf of Mexico, an area believed to be rich in oil and gas deposits. Cuba and the United States last week sealed an agreement to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as the two sides seek to conclude deals that will make it harder for Trump to reverse a thaw in relations begun two years ago.
Turkey issues arrest warrants for 243 military members in post-coup probe: Anadolu
1/18/2017 12:25:27 AM
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 243 members of the military in 54 provinces across the country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday, in a probe following July's failed coup. Anadolu said the suspects were being sought on suspicion they were using Bylock, an encrypted smartphone messaging app that the government says was used by the network of Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the attempted coup. (Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by David Dolan)
Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home
1/18/2017 1:22:09 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) вЂ” Little did Angelique Kerber know when she turned 18 at home in Bremen, Germany, that the next decade of celebrating her birthday would be spent some 16,000 kilometers (10,000 miles) away at the Australian Open.
Obama commutes sentence of WikiLeaker Manning
1/18/2017 1:20:53 AM
US President Barack Obama slashed the sentence of transgender army private Chelsea Manning, who had been sentenced to 35 years behind bars for handing classified US documents to WikiLeaks. Obama pardoned 64 people and commuted the sentences of 209 others -- including 29-year-old Manning, who will now be released in May -- in one of his final acts as president. Manning was convicted in August 2013 of espionage and other offenses, after admitting to the leak of 700,000 sensitive military and diplomatic documents.
Top Asian News 7:14 a.m. GMT
1/18/2017 1:15:04 AM
BEIJING (AP) вЂ” China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday. Trump, who is due to be inaugurated Friday, threatened during his campaign to raise import duties on Chinese goods to 45 percent. American companies are frustrated by Chinese market barriers and want Washington to take a tougher stance toward Beijing but worry reckless action might trigger retaliation. Already, China has ordered unusually high anti-dumping penalties against a U.S.-made agricultural chemical. "China has indeed threatened to and is preparing to take steps in retaliation if such actions take place," said Lester Ross, a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce, at a news conference.
Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador
1/18/2017 1:14:52 AM
TOKYO (AP) вЂ” Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa.
Business group: China preparing to retaliate on trade
1/18/2017 1:09:46 AM
BEIJING (AP) вЂ” China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday.
Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking
1/18/2017 1:03:30 AM
TOKYO (AP) вЂ” A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated.
Tokyo 2020 to study golf club's membership policies
1/18/2017 1:02:46 AM
TOKYO (AP) вЂ” Tokyo 2020 organizers say they will review membership practices at the golf course selected for the Olympic Games following criticism that it does not allow women as full members.
Hong Kong regulator sues Standard Chartered, UBS over IPO
1/18/2017 1:00:07 AM
Hong Kong's stock market regulator has filed a lawsuit against major banks Standard Chartered and UBS along with consultancy firm KPMG over a 2009 initial public offering on the city's bourse. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) on Monday filed documents to the High Court alleging "market misconduct" in connection with China Forestry Holdings's IPO, worth $217 million, and the firm's financial statements for 2009 to the first half of 2010. Swiss giant UBS also said in October it could face a fine and suspension from sponsoring IPOs in Hong Kong over a listing in the city.
Philippines cancels permits of four more mining projects in green campaign
1/18/2017 12:58:41 AM
By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has canceled the environmental permits for four more mining projects, including one planned nickel venture, as the world's top nickel ore supplier deepens a months-long crackdown on the resources sector. The four revoked ECCs include one for Norwegian firm Intex Resources' proposed $2.5-billion nickel mine on Mindoro island in the central Philippines. A member of staff at Intex's Manila office declined to make immediate comment, saying the branch was waiting for an official response from headquarters in Norway.
Mexico's Caribbean coast rocked by new deadly shooting
1/18/2017 12:54:39 AM
CancГєn (Mexico) (AFP) - Mexico's Mayan Riviera was rocked by a second shooting in two days, leaving a total of nine people dead in a major tourist destination that had avoided the violence plaguing other regions. Three gunmen and a police officer died as the Quintana Roo state prosecutor's office in Cancun came under fire in broad daylight on Tuesday and police shot back, Governor Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez said. Five other assailants were detained, Gonzalez said.
Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?
1/18/2017 12:53:16 AM
SYDNEY (AP) вЂ” Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible вЂ” and arguably most important вЂ” clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the costs themselves.
China's top judge attracts criticism with remarks
1/18/2017 12:48:48 AM
BEIJING (AP) вЂ” China's top judge has drawn criticism from legal professionals after he dismissed the concept of judicial independence as an "erroneous Western ideal."
Clashes over illegal Arab building in Israel, 1 killed
1/18/2017 12:48:08 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) вЂ” At least one Israeli Arab has been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators in southern Israel during a court-ordered operation to demolish illegally built homes.
The Latest: Roger Federer advances to 3rd round in Melbourne
1/18/2017 12:46:22 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) вЂ” The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local):
Bouchard's comeback gathers pace at Australian Open
1/18/2017 12:36:40 AM
Eugenie Bouchard's return to form gathered pace Wednesday when she dispatched tricky Chinese Peng Shuai in straight sets to blast into the Australian Open third round. Bouchard became one of the most bankable assets in women's tennis in 2014 when she stormed to the Wimbledon final as well as the semi-finals of the Australian and French Opens. The experienced Peng, a two-times Grand Slam doubles champion and a US Open singles semi-finalist, was always going to be a difficult test.
Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying system
1/18/2017 12:34:47 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) вЂ” Europe will have four captain's picks in its team for the 2018 Ryder Cup as part of a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of the heavy loss to the United States at Hazeltine last year.
Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days
1/18/2017 12:30:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) вЂ” Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather.
Power shortages leave Gaza in the dark
1/18/2017 12:29:50 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) вЂ” At night, large swaths of the Gaza Strip plunge into darkness вЂ” the result of chronic and worsening power outages. In crowded city streets, the only source of light comes from the headlights of passing cars.
Richie Porte wins 2nd stage of Tour Down Under
1/18/2017 12:28:31 AM
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) вЂ” Australian cyclist Richie Porte won the second stage of the Tour Down Under Wednesday, giving him the overall lead in the opening event on the 2017 UCI WorldTour.
Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto head
1/18/2017 12:27:35 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) вЂ” A South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of the country's wealthiest business leaders, on charges of bribery and other offenses.
In final speech, Hong Kong leader warns on independence push
1/18/2017 12:13:39 AM
HONG KONG (AP) вЂ” Hong Kong's outgoing leader warned in his farewell policy speech Wednesday that independence for the Chinese-controlled territory is not possible.
Asia stocks hover near three-month highs; sterling in spotlight
1/18/2017 12:11:10 AM
Asian stock markets stabilized near three-month highs on Wednesday, helped by Hong Kong and Chinese shares, as investors judged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's concerns over a stronger dollar to be beneficial to some of the regional bourses. Short-covering also helped, especially in China , which tumbled more than 4 percent last week, as traders took some money off the table before Trump's inauguration on Friday. In Asia, MSCI's ex-Japan Asia-Pacific shares index rose 0.4 percent, just shy of a three-month high hit last Thursday.
Study forecasts balmier England, even hotter Mumbai
1/18/2017 12:09:01 AM
Northern Europe, Canada and Russia will enjoy balmier winters by century's end even as the average number of mild days per year declines worldwide, a climate study said Wednesday. Using models based on mid-range global warming projections, American researchers calculated there will be 10 fewer days of mild weather per year globally by 2100. Today, the world enjoys 74 days of mild weather per year on average -- about 20 percent of the total.
UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty
1/18/2017 12:01:33 AM
BANGKOK (AP) вЂ” A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and investment.
Russia says extends Snowden's residency permit 'by a couple of years'
1/17/2017 11:56:13 PM
Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been given leave to remain in Russia for another couple of years, a spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry said. "Snowden's residency in Russia has just been extended by another couple of years," the spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said in a post on Facebook.
Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency
1/17/2017 11:40:51 PM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) вЂ” Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) вЂ” Two consecutive days of shooting attacks that left a total of nine dead have put two of the jewels of Mexico's Caribbean coast on edge and spurred a warning to tourists by the U.S. government.
Australia defends end of MH370 hunt; investigation continues
1/17/2017 11:26:27 PM
SYDNEY (AP) вЂ” Australian officials defended their suspension of the fruitless deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, insisting on Wednesday that the enormous costs involved played no role in their decision to halt the nearly three-year hunt.
Many happy returns for birthday girl Kerber at Australian Open
1/17/2017 11:24:46 PM
Defending champion Angelique Kerber celebrated her 29th birthday with a gritty win at the Australian Open on Wednesday -- and was rewarded by fans serenading her on centre court. The top seed beat 89th-ranked fellow German Carina Witthoeft but the round two win was far from gift-wrapped and Kerber had to overcome a second-set stutter before taking it 6-2, 6-7 (3/7), 6-2. As an impromptu rendition of "Happy Birthday" rang out, Kerber, who will next play Czech Kristyna Pliskova, said she was still getting to grips with being world number one.
Disabled refugees 'overlooked' in Greece: Human Rights Watch
1/17/2017 11:13:17 PM
By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) - Disabled refugees and migrants are not properly identified in Greece and have poor access to basic services such as toilets, showers, food and medical care, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Wednesday. About 60,000 refugees and migrants live in formal and makeshift camps in Greece and Human Rights Watch said conditions there were "deplorable and volatile." "People with disabilities are being overlooked in getting basic services, even though they are among the refugees and migrants most at-risk," said Shantha Rau Barriga, disability rights director at New York-based HRW.
The Latest: Relatives unhappy Flight 370 plane search ends
1/17/2017 11:05:50 PM
SYDNEY (AP) вЂ” The Latest on the official suspension of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):
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How To Go About Finding Cheap
by: Luke Cameron
Almost everyone knows what a computer is and how to use its
basic functions. Some people have their own desktop computers
or laptops. Those who do not own a computer may still be able
to use one by renting or using the ones in public libraries.
However, there are cheap computers that are now available in
the market, so it is possible that everyone and their
grandmothers will be able to afford it. Computers are really
amazing. The technology has evolved so much through the years.
A lot of things can be done with the newest models that were
not possible on the machines which were the â€śtop of the
lineâ€ť a few decades ago. Give or take a few years from now,
the current computers will be phased out and replaced by a
more stable, more feature-packed machine.
A few years ago computers were very expensive. One unit of a
desktop computer in 1998 cost about $1,600. Thatâ€™s a lot.
Fast forward to the present. The computers in 1998 are nothing
compared to the models that we have now. The machines are
faster, more durable, and capable of multitasking. Imagine
doing so much in so little time! To top it all off, the cost
is definitely worth the product. Nowadays, cheap computers are
very easy to find. Promo packages as low as $300 are not
impossible to find. In fact, they are all over! You might
think that cheap computers are not as good as the high-end
ones, but that is not the case. You get the same
functionality, durability and technology at a very inexpensive
price. But where do you find such cheap computers? Stores like
Circuit City and Best Buy offer packages that are very
inexpensive. However, there is a cheaper alternative â€“ shop
online! There are a lot of online stores that sell either
promo packages or individual hardware parts for you to
assemble. Of course, that is up to you. You purchase a machine
that is tailored to your own needs.
These days, owning a computer is essential. There isnâ€™t any
industry that does not make use of this technology. Computers
aid in learning and working. The world is a much smaller place
now because of computers and the internet. There are just
countless of benefits you can get from one single machine. And
it does not cost much. Cheap computers are now available
online. That is functionality and information within your
DVD Duplication And Replication
by: Michael Colucci
There are two primary methods that are used to copy DVDs, and these are
DVD Duplication and DVD Replication. With the replication method, the
disc will be compressed via a glass master, and the image will be
printed on the surface of the disc. This will produce an effect that is
similar to what you would find in DVDs that are purchased in stores.
With the duplication method, the disc will be burned from the original
DVD onto a blank DVD. The images from the original DVD may be printed
and added to the surface of the new DVD.
If you have the time and money to order a large package of blank DVDs,
it is important to make sure you use DVD duplication or replication.
There are a large number of companies available that can make
professional copies of DVDs. If you use the services that are offered by
these companies, it is important for you to make sure they use the
"compare and verify" function when they are in the process of
burning your discs. A lot of these companies will turn off this feature
so they can speed up the time it takes for them to complete the order,
but making sure the "compare and verify" function is turned on
will insure that you discs are correctly duplicated.
While there are companies available that can mass copy DVDs for you
within a short period of time, purchasing your own equipment can allow
you to make copies of DVDs. The basic thing you will need is a computer
with a DVD burner. A lot of computers now come with DVD burners, and
some of them may be able to burn both CDs and DVDs. If you don't already
have one in your computer, it can be purchased from your local
electronics store. In most cases, internal DVD burners are cheaper than
external burners. Make sure your computer meets the system requirements
for the DVD burner you are purchasing. Once you have the burner, you
will now need to acquire the software.
Some of the most popular DVD burning software are Nero, Alcohol 120%,
and Disc Juggler. Another popular program is DVD 2 Copy. Virtually all
of these programs can be acquired online or at your local electronics
store. If you use a professional company, it is important to compare
them with other companies that offer the same service. A good company
should test your DVD copies on a large number of different DVD players
to make sure they are compatible. In addition to the playback, it is
important to make sure your discs have a professional look. If you have
a large order, it will take a good company about 4 to 5 days to complete
it. However, if you are in a rush, some companies can complete the order
in as little as 2 days.
When it comes to disc storage, you will often be given the option of
"mini" or "full size." Full size will give you the
maximum amount of space per disc, which is about 8.4 gigabytes. The mini
size will give you about 1.47 gigabytes of space per disc. The size that
you choose is dependent on your needs.
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Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave secrets to WikiLeaks
President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, the biggest such breach in U.S. history. A White House official said there was no connection between Manning's commutation and renewed U.S. government concern about WikiLeaks' actions during last year's presidential election, or a promise by founder Julian Assange to accept extradition if Manning was freed.
Details... Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial
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Details... New York governor wants to spend more on education, lower taxes
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Details... Business group: China preparing to retaliate on trade
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Details... Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking
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Details... Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days
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Details... Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto head
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Details... Mom charged with taking her kids 3 decades ago to face judge
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A mother charged with snatching her two daughters from Rhode Island in 1985 is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday after police found the three living in the Houston area.
Details... UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty
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A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case
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Details... Father of man killed by police sues California department
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Lifelong Wilmington resident remembered as helpful to all
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Details... Texas police detective fatally shot during standoff
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North Texas police officer killed, suspect later found dead
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Details... Monkey's House gives aging, ailing dogs a home
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Details... Police: Fugitive wanted in Orlando officer's fatal shooting captured
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Details... Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate
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Details... President Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning
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Details... Orlando releases new photos of Pulse after attack
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Details... Asian stocks directionless, dollar steadies after slide
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Details... Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured
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Details... Evidence against Florida officer charged in killing released
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Details... Seoul court begins reviewing arrest of Samsung heir
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Details... Deadly waves sweep father, son out to ocean, show dangers
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BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — A man with an extensive history of mental illness and property damage has been charged with arson in connection with a fire that severely damaged a Washington state mosque Saturday. Details...
Police: Man argued, set townhome ablaze before being shot
HERNDON, Va. (AP) — An argument between a man and his girlfriend sparked a violent afternoon at a townhome in a Virginia suburb of the nation's capital, leaving the man's brothers wounded by gunshots and the man dead after he was shot by police, authorities said Tuesday. Details...
Papermaker NCR agrees to complete Fox River cleanup
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A papermaker has agreed to shoulder the financial burden for completing cleanup work on the Fox River in a settlement, federal environmental officials said Tuesday. Details...